SUPER TYPHOON KIKO (CHANTHU) ADVISORY NO. 07
Issued at: 8:00 AM PhT (00:00 GMT) Saturday, 11 September 2021
Next update: 1:00 PM PhT (05:00 GMT) Saturday, 11 September 2021
|Current Status & Outlook||The eye of Super Typhoon KIKO (CHANTHU) is about to make “Islandfall” along Sabtang and Batan Islands within an hour or two as its core has started to deteriorate after reaching its peak 1-min sustained winds of 285 km/hr at around 2 AM (based on the US Joint Typhoon Warning Center data). Damaging catastrophic winds with heavy to extreme rainfall and high storm surge will continue to occur across the Batanes Island Group through the afternoon.
24-hr Outlook: STY KIKO (CHANTHU) is forecast to turn northward to north-northeastward for the next 24 hours and will weaken to just below STY classification. The core (eye & eyewall) of this catastrophic super typhoon will pass over or very close to Itbayat, Batanes between 1 to 3 PM this afternoon, and will be over the coastal waters of Southeastern Taiwan or just east of Lanyu Island, Taiwan by early tomorrow morning. Stormy weather will prevail across Extreme Northern Luzon through early tomorrow morning.
|Where is KIKO (CHANTHU)?||As of 7:00 AM PhT today, September 11…2300 GMT:
|How strong is it?||Maximum Sustained Winds (1-min avg): 260 kph near the center…Gustiness: 315 kph.|
|Past Movement (06 hrs)||North-Northwest @ 17 kph, towards Batanes-Taiwan Area.|
|Potential Philippine Landfall Area(s)||
|What Philippine areas will be directly affected?||Heavy to Extreme Rainfall (50 mm to >100 mm expected for 24 hrs):
Damaging Winds (gusts of more than 100 km/hr expected):
|Potential Storm Surge/Coastal Flooding Areas+||
+Waves of 2 to 6 meters in height are expected in storm surge-prone areas, particularly in coastal areas where the Tropical Cyclone is headed. Kindly visit the PAGASA Storm Surge Updates for more details.
|2-Day Forecast Outlook Summary**||
**Important Note: Please be reminded that the Forecast Outlook changes every 6 hours, and the Day 2 and 3 Forecast Track have an average error of 100 and 250 km respectively… while the wind speed forecast error, averages 35 km/hr per day. Therefore, a turn to the left or right of its future track and changes in its wind speed must be anticipated from time to time.
|Other Storm’s Meteorological Information||
|Information based on data collected by Typhoon2000 (T2k) shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. Typhoon2000 (T2k) shall not be responsible for the private use and reliance of its weather information.|
Issued by: David Michael V. Padua for Typhoon2000 (T2K)
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